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Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties

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Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties
Author: David A. Kilpatrick
Publication Date: 2015

Description:
Essentials of Understanding and Assessing Reading Difficulties is a practical, accessible, in-depth guide to reading/dyslexia assessment and intervention. It provides a detailed discussion of the nature and causes of reading difficulties, which will help develop the knowledge and confidence needed to accurately assess why a student is struggling. Readers will learn a framework for organizing testing results from current assessment batteries such as the WJ-IV, KTEA-3, and CTOPP-2. Case studies illustrate each of the concepts covered. A thorough discussion is provided on the assessment of phonics skills, phonological awareness, word recognition, reading fluency, and reading comprehension.